Kirilka Stavreva, Professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar.
The Department of Theatre at Cornell College will put on the devised theatre piece “Here and Now” April 25 and 26 and May 2–4.
Sophomore Sarah Bertschy was named Cornell College’s first All-American witness at the American Mock Trial Association national championship tournament in Orlando, Fla. on April 13.
Jacob Fields can’t stop running, at least not until he’s made his goal of raising $1,000 for cancer research by running 1,000 miles. The Cornell College senior was featured on KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids for his dedication.
The Cornell Chamber Orchestra and Concert Choir will perform “QED: Engaging Richard Feynman” at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in King Chapel. This is only the second time this ambitious piece has been performed.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will share her insights into the leadership qualities of exceptional U.S. presidents at the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture on Sept. 18, in King Chapel.
Senior thesis art exhibits will open on April 6 in the Peter Paul Luce Gallery at Cornell College. The show, which opens with a reception from 2-4 p.m. on April 6, will feature the works of Hannah Wilber, Katelynn Paul, Kathleen O’Connor, and Patrick Loughlin.
The Rev. Dr. Mouzon Biggs will speak on “Honoring the Faith of Another without Dishonoring Your Own” at 6:30 p.m. on April 7 in the Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons.
Marty Condon, professor of biology at Cornell College, has studied flies in the tropics for years. In a paper published in Science this week, she reports evidence that there is more to a fly’s ecological niche than where it lives and what it eats—you have to look at what eats the fly, as well.
Cornell College has received a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to help ensure first-generation college students succeed. The money will be used to create a professional orientation and development program for first-generation college students.